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Petition opposes ‘busking ban’

A London council’s plan to fine street performers caught gigging in the wrong place has outraged the Musicians’ Union. Busking is seen by many as a great way for emerging artists to earn their performing chops while bringing music and vibrancy to the streets at the same time. But it seems not everyone views street […]

Tyler Faraday on street performing

Top tips for street performing

Street performing is a way of life for Tyler Faraday, who makes his living busking in Europe. He spoke to LINE HILTON about the joys of singing in the street. Spanish singer-songwriter Tyler Faraday is on a mission: to spend a year on the road, earning his keep through street performing. He’s eight months into […]

Sign up for top busking competition Gigs10

Budding performers have just a few more weeks to enter Gigs10, the Mayor of London’s high profile busking competition that has kickstarted the careers of many singers. There are many reasons to sign up for Gigs10: it’s great performance training; you get to play at some of London’s busiest and most iconic locations; and, if […]